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News: April 2020

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Bracknell Forest gears up for Ramadan at home

Ramadan, which is expected to begin from Thursday 23 April, is the most holy month of the year for Muslims.

We wish our Muslim communities Ramadan Mubarak and look at how to continue the traditions and community spirit of Ramadan at home.

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Local community donates personal protective equipment

Bracknell Forest businesses, community groups, schools and residents have donated hundreds of items of personal protective equipment (PPE) over the past few days.

We are still keen to hear from community groups and businesses which may be able to donate PPE.

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Residents asked not to light bonfires

Following a number of complaints from residents regarding bonfires, we are asking residents to please refrain from lighting bonfires.

Instead use the brown bin garden waste collection service, which is re-starting on Monday 6 April.

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Visiting local green spaces during the coronavirus pandemic

With warmer weather expected over the coming days, we are reminding residents that while our parks and open spaces remain open for use, they are asked to use these facilities responsibly, adhering to current government advice.